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Sì, coronar vogl’io col nobil serto d’or al dolce mio tesor la fronte vaga. Equale nel desio la gioia allor sarà; più da bramar non ha l’alma già paga.
- by Paolo Antonio Rolli (1687 - 1765) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Sì, coronar vogl’io", HWV 14, from opera Floridante [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Yes, I wish to crown", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Text added to the website: 2018-06-01 00:00:00
Last modified: 2018-08-15 18:20:09
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Yes, I wish to crown the gracious brow of my sweet treasure with a wreath of gold. My joy shall be equal to all my desire, and my soul, now fulfilled, covets nothing more.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2019 by Andrew Schneider, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
Text added to the website: 2019-10-07 00:00:00
Last modified: 2019-10-07 00:26:08
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